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SubjectRe: Weird module dependencies in some netfilter modules
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In message <5355.968389009@kao2.melbourne.sgi.com> you write:
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 23:39:11 -0300,
> Cesar Eduardo Barros <cesarb@nitnet.com.br> wrote:
> >My modules.dep has the following lines:
> >
> >/lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_ftp.o: /lib
/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/iptable_nat.o \
> > /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ipchains.o \
> > /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack
.o
>
> Forget about running "nm -A" on the modules, MEC has already done it.
> ipchains does not export any symbols, nor does it suppress symbol
> export so the default is export everything. This results in duplicate
> exported symbols which confuses depmod. This patch appears to fix the
> problem.

I've sent this patch (with others) to Linus 3 times.

And it's still not in test-8.

Rusty.
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